APS Medal & Society Prizes Ceremony

The APS Medal and Society Prizes Ceremony will be streamed live at 7 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Jan. 27.


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The APS Medal and Society Prizes Ceremony will be streamed live at 7 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Jan. 27.

Hosted by APS CEO Jonathan Bagger and APS President Frances Hellman, the APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research, the Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize, and the George E. Valley, Jr. Prize will be awarded.

This year's APS Medal and Society Prize Ceremony honors three distinguished scientists for their major research accomplishments, impactful lecturing, mentorship, communication of physics, and cutting-edge research.

Elliot H. Lieb

APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research

Awarded to Elliott H. Lieb of Princeton University for major contributions to theoretical physics through obtaining exact solutions to important physical problems, which have impacted condensed matter physics, quantum information, statistical mechanics, and atomic physics.

Chang Kee Jung

Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize

Awarded to Chang Kee Jung of Stony Brook University for outstanding contributions and leadership in experimental neutrino physics, and for outstanding teaching and outreach, especially on the physics of sports.

Andrew Lucas

George E. Valley, Jr. Prize

Awarded to Andrew Lucas, of the University of Colorado Boulder for pioneering contributions to developing the theory of hydrodynamic transport in interacting electron fluids.